Cuttlefish is a popular kind of seafood that is widely preferred since its white and fragrant meat can be used to make many delicious dishes.
With those who are addicted to seafood, steamed cuttlefish with fish sauce and ginger would be a dish that they do not want to miss.
Choose fresh cuttlefish of which head is still stick to the body. Remove the hard cyst on their back, and then cleverly remove the ink – bag as well as the bowels.
Clean the cuttlefish cut them into pieces and steam them. Bounce some bulbs of the lemon grass and put them in the steaming pot to make the cuttlefish less stinking.
It is most appropriate to serve the steamed cuttlefish with fish sauce and ginger. The dish can also be used with some vegetables such as mint leaves, cinnamon or pineapple.
This dish is quite simple, but very delicious with the sweet and crunchy tastes of the cuttlefish, the hot of ginger and the fragrance of vegetables.
Another dish from cuttlefish that is also very popular in some coastal region is the cuttlefish fried with pineapple.
After preparing the cuttlefish, cut them into pieces and parboil them.
Peel the pineapple and cut it into thin slices. Fry some oil with garlic first, then put cuttlefish in and add some fish sauce and ginger. Next, put pineapple in, stir them for a while and stop cooking. Remember to sprinkle some pepper or put some chili over.
This dish is very tasty and easy to eat with all flavors: sour, hot, sweet, salty and fragrance.
Apart from these two simple dishes, people usually use cuttlefish to make many other tasty dishes such as cuttlefish fried with lemon grass and chili, cuttlefish steamed with broccoli or cuttlefish fried with garlic. Not only that, cuttlefish is also used in the hotpot with other kinds of fish or meat.